Category Archives: Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Get Additional Physical Button for Camera Shutter: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The development was reported by Korean publication Herald The button might be placed on the lower left side of the phone Launch is expected on August 9 Samsung’s upcoming phablet, Galaxy Note 9, is expected to launch at an event on August 9. The next iteration in the flagship Galaxy Note series has been leaked previously to sport a Galaxy Note Read More

Qualcomm-NXP Deal Said to Be Still Waiting for China Nod

China is yet to approve US chipmaker Qualcomm’s proposed $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3 lakh crores) acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, three people close to the talks said, dismissing an earlier media report that said Beijing had already greenlit the deal. Chinese clearance would remove a long-running roadblock to the deal that has become entangled with broader trade tensions between the United States and Read More

Sony Starts Working on New Android Launcher to Replace Xperia Home Launcher

HIGHLIGHTS Sony is working on a new Android launcher The new launcher is the reason for the discontinuation of Xperia Home It is expected to feature Android P-like gesture controls Sony has discontinued the Xperia Home launcher to make way for a new launcher. The latest revelation comes just in a week after the Japanese giant formally announced the discontinuation as a “business Read More

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Tipped to Sport a 6.9-Inch Samsung OLED Display

Earlier this month, Huawei introduced the Watch 2 smartwatch with an eSIM and voice call support. Now, a new development claims that the company is procuring OLED displays from Samsung. The South Korean giant is said to have already sent out samples to Huawei, and if all goes well, full scale production is expected to start by Q3 2018. The smartphone to sport these 6.9-inch Read More

SpaceX Launches New Falcon 9 Rocket Meant for Future Crewed Missions

An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch on Friday from Florida’s Cape Canaveral carrying a communications satellite for Bangladesh into orbit. The newly minted Block-5 edition of the Falcon 9 – equipped with about 100 upgrades for greater power, safety and reusability than its Block-4 predecessor – lifted off at 4:14 p.m. Read More

Google Worker Rebellion Against Military Project Grows

HIGHLIGHTS An internal petition called for Google to stay out of “business of war” The petition was gaining support Tuesday About 4,000 Google employees were said to have signed it An internal petition calling for Google to stay out of “the business of war” was gaining support Tuesday, with some workers reportedly quitting to protest a collaboration with the US military. About 4,000 Google Read More

NASA’s TESS Swings by Moon, Clicks First Image

On a mission to find thousands of new planets, NASA’snext planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has successfully completed a lunar flyby, bringing the satellite a step closer to searching for new worlds, NASA has said. The spacecraft passed about 8,000 kilometers from the Moon on Thursday, which provided a gravity assist that helped TESS sail toward its final Read More

OnePlus 6 Pre-Orders on Amazon India Will Get You Extended Warranty and Other Benefits

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 Fast AF sale on Amazon India from May 13 to May 16 A complimentary Amazon Pay cashback of Rs. 1,000 will be given 3 months extended warranty will also be provided on the OnePlus 6 OnePlus 6 is coming to India on May 17, when the smartphone will be unveiled at a launch event in Mumbai at the Read More

Nokia X Specifications, Design Leaked via TENAA Listing

Nokia X price is said to start at CNY 1,600 (roughly Rs. 16,900) HIGHLIGHTS The listing reveals the presence of Android 8.1 Oreo Model number of the phone is Nokia TA-1099 Nokia X launch in China is set for May 16 Nokia X launch is expected in China on May 16. Touted to be the latest mid-range smartphone, and the first one Read More

OnePlus 6 CAD Renders Surface Online Ahead of May 16 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS OnLeaks has outed CAD renders of the OnePlus 6 A 360-degree video has also been released OnePlus 6 launch is set for May 16 in London OnePlus 6 launch is expected in London on May 16, followed by events in Mumbai and Beijing on May 17. While the handset has had partial elements of its design and hardware specifications confirmed Read More